Television Sales Assistant

Date PostedJanuary 10, 2019
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile, broadcast and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WKRC, in Cincinnati,is seeking a detail-oriented Television Sales Assistant who is organized and is well-educated on digital media. An understanding of broadcast advertising and strong communication skills are also important for this role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creation of advertising campaigns using PowerPoint and other programs
  • Sales report analysis and maintenance
  • Coordinating TV ads for clients
  • Efficiently work with the team of Marketing Consultants/management team
  • Assist with support on local and national business
  • Various administrative duties and contract management
  • Successfully deploy all sold digital campaigns in an accurate and timely manner
  • Monitor internal project ticketing system to ensure all projects are processed quickly and efficiently
  • Coordinate with digital fulfillment center to ensure optimum performance of sold campaigns
  • Actively maintain troubleshooting for any problematic parts of the sales campaign implementation process
  • Develop monthly or quarterly advertiser progress reports when requested
  • Report campaign status on a weekly basis to all sales management noting whether campaigns sold are active, expired or pending
  • Working with Marketing Consultants, clients, and station departments to execute and fulfill contract obligations / expectations
  • Working with on-air talent to coordinate event details and assisting them on-site when needed, including Star64 movie promotions
  • Managing outside vendors
  • Assisting in the development of sales concepts to include the preparation of sales presentations, copy writing, inter-department communication, sales contracts and event production, including attending sales calls with Marketing Consultants
  • Writing and managing station contest rules
  • Maintaining department master calendar (including contesting start and end dates; sales remote and event dates, etc.)

Requirements:

  • Skilled with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word duties
  • Be able to utilize Wide Orbit, Wide Orbit Sales, Matrix, MediaLine, Outlook, and a multi-line phone system
  • Great attention to detail is essential
  • Strong analytical ability
  • The ability to meet strict deadlines while maintaining accuracy
  • Working knowledge of new media, digital interactive initiatives, social media and content.
  • Some experience in a media sales environment preferable.
  • Strong organizational, written, and communication skills.
  • Hands on coordinating and managing of social events and promotions
  • Strong computer skills – Microsoft Office experience is a plus

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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